A company that sells scientific equipment has launched a set of training sessions specifically for new science teachers. The "New Teacher Academy," produced by Flinn Scientific, will introduce educators with three years or fewer of teaching experience to basics of science safety.
The Arizona Department of Education has partnered with Discovery Education to provide Discovery's Experience platform to all teachers and students throughout the state.
Applications are now open for a new leadership academy being offered through the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS).
SAS has launched a course designed to teach K–12 educators new strategies for understanding and communicating data to students. SAS also created a set of separate resources for K–12 educators “aimed at helping digital native students also become data natives as well.”
Adobe and Khan Academy have teamed up for the development of “new, free online learning resources that foster creative and critical thinking skills, helping all students reach their potential and ultimately, be better prepared for college and career pathways.” As part of the effort, Khan has named Adobe its creative partner. Adobe will contribute $1 million toward the development of content.
A new study has found no basis to the idea that drawing top students into teacher education programs will damage program diversity.
LEGO Education, the education arm of the toy company, has launched free professional development, to help teachers learn how to embed play and hands-on learning into their STEAM lessons.
Gale, a company that produces research and learning resources for schools and libraries, has begun showing customers a new professional learning hub for teachers.
Digital Promise and Verizon have teamed up to offer free training pathways for individual teachers, which can earn educators microcredentials. There are three pathways currently being promoted, with more to be offered in the next year.
A new California State University project wants to eliminate achievement gaps in K-12 education through teacher training on how to reach underrepresented groups.
With the unprecedented declines in academic achievement, many educators, along with parents, community groups,
and school partners have aggressively pursued equity and improved outcomes through high-impact tutoring.